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Wrong Number: Apple Disappoints Market With Sluggish iPhone Sales

The company announced third-quarter revenue of $35 billion, or $9.32 per share, lower than the $37.22 billion, or 10.37 per share, that Bloomberg had estimated. It's only the second time since 2003 that Apple's profit and sales failed to meet projections.
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NYT Excerpt: Offshore Banking In Belize

In his New York Times column, Adam Davidson describes setting up an offshore company — and discovering that it just takes a little money and less effort.
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'News Of The World' Editors Charged In Hacking

British authorities have charged Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, former editors of Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid, with conspiring to intercept the communications of more than 600 people. It's the latest development in the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal.
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'Dark Knight Rises' Tops Weekend Box Office

The Dark Knight Rises was No. 1 at the box office over the weekend. The debut of the latest Batman film was in doubt after the deadly shooting at a midnight showing in Aurora, Colo.
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Peet's Coffee Sold For Nearly $1 Billion

Joh. A. Benckiser is buying the coffee chain that Dutch-born Alfred Peet started in Berkeley, Calif., in the 1960s. The shop inspired Starbucks' founders, and Peet taught them how to roast coffee. Unlike Starbucks, Peet's stayed small, with about 200 stores. The headquarters will remain in northern California.

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